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Monarch of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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3 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: September 28, 2012
Ship: Monarch of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 5 years ago

My 4th time on the Monarch. She is showing her age, but has a gentile grace and beauty that makes for a pleasant experience. The Welcome Back party for the Crown & Anchor members is an incredible perk for such a short cruise. Attitude and friendliness of the crew makes a tremendous difference to how much fun the cruise is.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Indian food on the ship is excellent.


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everyone friendly\, upbeat\, eager to please and resolve issues. Example: My room key (sea pass card) stopped working. The front desk replaced it and then my in-room safe didn't work with the new card. I went back to the front desk and was instructed to wait in my cabin for a technical support person. It was less than five minutes wait! He fixed the issue in moments.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
I think the Monarch does a good job of separating the smokers from the non-smokers - for instance that one isn't required to walk through the casino to get from one end of the ship to the other. There are a lot of places where one can watch the sea - inside and out - not often true on some newer ships.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Perfectly serviceable.

Pros: Good price. Friendly staff.

Cons: No cons!

Recommends Monarch of the Seas? Yes!

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